Research Sources of Additional Information: Childcare Workers

For an electronic question-and-answer service on childcare, information on becoming a childcare provider, and other resources for persons interested in childcare work, contact:

  • National Child Care Information Center, 243 Church St. NW., 2nd floor, Vienna, VA 22180. Telephone (tollfree): 800-424-4310. Internet: http://www.nccic.org

For information on becoming a family childcare provider, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:

For eligibility requirements and a description of the Child Development Associate credential, contact:

For eligibility requirements and a description of the Certified Childcare Professional designation, contact:

For information about a career as a nanny, contact:

  • International Nanny Association, 191 Clarksville Rd., Princeton Junction, NJ 08550-3111. Telephone (tollfree): 888-878-1477. Internet: http://www.nanny.org

State Departments of Human Services or Social Services can supply State regulations and training requirements for childcare workers.